Richardson selected as referee for Independence Cup

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed Sir Richie Richardson as match referee for the Independence Cup.

The match will be played between the World XI and Pakistan at the Gaddafi Stadium on 12, 13 and 15 September.

Sir Richie Richardson has been a member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees since January 2016 and has refereed in 11 Tests, 19 ODIs and 18 T20Is to date.

Against Pakistan, Sir Richie Richardson played 12 Tests and 61 ODIs, scoring 708 and 1,988 runs, respectively. He played two Tests and four ODI at the Gaddafi Stadium, with his final appearance in 1991.